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Author: Chris Preimesberger
CommVault isn't one of those storage companies that prefers to talk about what it's going to do in a road map discussion. It does things first, then talks about them.
The storage software maker quietly has been working for 24 months on its frontline Simpana 9 system and released it on Oct. 5. That part isn't unusual. What is unusual is that CommVault told eWEEK the new version has more than 800 new features in it.
Eight hundred? How can that be possible?
"This is all we do. We're a software development company, and this is our lifeblood," Dave West, CommVault vice president of marketing and business development, told a skeptical eWEEK reporter. "This is a landmark release for CommVault. It's all about bridging to a more modern data management platform."